"As usual in Wassmer's books, the first movement is the best; things get distinctly more routine after the initial murder. Uprooted from her home turf, the heroine remains appealing in her low-key way, though it's hard to imagine a more artificial setting for her labors than the Villa Pellegrini."
Her fourth mild adventure packs Whitstable restaurant owner and private detective Pearl Nolan (May Day Murder
, 2018, etc.) off on a busman's holiday to a newly opened resort where everything goes wrong, up to and including murder.
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